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By adamg - 5/19/19 - 9:25 pm

From Waltham to Roslindale, people just asked themselves: "What the hell is that?" It was neither the leading edge of a death cloud or of a Canadian invasion, but instead fireworks in Wellesley, billed as "The biggest ever!" (well, at least for Wellesley) to help conclude Wellesley's Wonrderful Weekend (wow): Read more.

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/22/19 - 12:47 am

Melissa Buja of NBC10 Boston reports on my actual friggin dream come true, like, WHAT IN THE ACTUAL FRIG, THEY MADE DUNX-THEMED KICKS, YO THEY DID THAT

Two Massachusetts companies are once again teaming up ahead of the 2019 Boston Marathon in hopes of "keeping Bostonians running." Canton-based Dunkin' [Donuts] and Waltham-based Saucony have released their limited-edition Saucony x Dunkin’ [Donuts] Kinvara 10.

By adamg - 2/6/19 - 9:52 am

The Swellesley Report watches the slow, steady movement of the Babson Globe as it's moved to its new home on campus.

By adamg - 6/21/18 - 8:48 am
Flipped car on 128

KC reports a car flipped over on Rte. 128 south just befo Rte. 9 around 8 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/18 - 4:21 pm

Transit Police report a man walking on the Worcester Line tracks near the Weston Road bridge was hit and killed by an inbound train around 3 p.m.

Police and the Norfolk County District Attorney's office are investigating the fatality, but police say foul play is not suspected.

By adamg - 3/23/18 - 7:44 pm
Globe movers

Mitchell was on hand today when workers began moving the 25-ton globe at Babson College to a new location for a year's worth of repairs in time to make it spin again for the college's 100th anniversary.

By adamg - 3/12/18 - 9:38 am

Miles on the MBTA reports on his visit to the Wellesley Farms stop on the Worcester Line - which seems to be popular among Nirvana fans and which boasts a plastic owl in a rafter inside.

By adamg - 2/20/18 - 1:48 pm

The Swellesley Report reports Babson College is getting ready for a yearlong rehab of its giant globe, after which it will be moved to a new location on campus - and made to spin again.

By adamg - 9/13/17 - 8:15 am

The Swellesley Report reports residents of a street just off Rte. 9 flooded police and selectmen with complaints about a house rented on Airbnb for a party that left the neighborhood streets covered in vomit and red Solo cups. And the noise, noise, noise. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/17 - 9:16 am

Somebody who doesn't appear to be a member of the Wellesley Gardeners' Guild is going around watering the public flower boxes around the post offices in Wellesley Square and Wellesley Hills before guild members can - and is killing the plants through overwatering. Deb Brown reports.

I’ve been scheduled for duty for the past week, and when I showed up only to find that someone had gotten there before me, soaking the drought-resistant plants within an inch of their lives, it put my anxiety level through the roof, let me tell you. Some of plants had actually given up, drowned - blub, blub, blub - by too much of a good thing.

I did what any panicked garden club member would do. I emailed that most august of garden club figures, the Chair of Civic Improvements of the Post Offices.

By adamg - 12/19/16 - 4:40 pm

The Globe reports: Yes, they took a victory lap around Wellesley College, no, they didn't spit at anybody or yell slurs.

By adamg - 11/18/16 - 8:11 pm

The American Lawyer talks to William Lee, a partner in a prestigious downtown law firm about an incident in August as he was filling up his Mercedes SUV at a gas station near his Wellesley home.

[A] man wearing a “Wellesley Hockey Parent” shirt walked up to him.

“Where does a guy like you get a car like that?” the man said to Lee, looking at the litigator’s vehicle.

Lee, whose parents came to this country from China in 1948, tried to defuse the situation. “From Herb Chambers,” he said, referring to a local car dealer.

“Why don’t you go back to your own country,” the man said, according to Lee. ...

Ed. note: If the link doesn't work, click here, then click on the link there.

By adamg - 11/15/16 - 7:51 pm

The Swellesley Report reports students from the two schools will march to a park about midway between each tomorrow to try to make up over that post-election frat-boy thing.

By adamg - 11/12/16 - 11:43 pm

UPDATE: Students exonerated.

One of the Babson dudes who drove around Wellesley College to taunt students there after the election apologized today for being a jerk. No word if his apology is enough to get him back into his frat, which kicked him out.

The Walpole guy who posed in front of a local Mexican restaurant with a large Trump banner, then posted on Facebook that the owners would be paying for the wall, apologized - by way of a full-page ad in the Walpole Times. He says he meant no offense, he was just in a joking kind of mood and besides, it was only that he's a Facebook dunce that he made the post public.

By adamg - 11/10/16 - 9:40 am

The Globe reports the good ol' boys were driving around campus being "disruptive" to students. And by "disruptive," they may mean parking outside a center for African and African-American students and jeering and spitting before being booted off campus and going back to Babson.

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